Ex Libris Announces Primo Charter Members Program

Jan 23, 2007

Ex Libris Group has formed the Primo Charter Members Program--providing a group of organizations with the opportunity to collaborate on the development of Primo. Primo presents library users with a single solution for the discovery and delivery of all local and remote scholarly information resources--including books, journals, articles, images, sound, video, and other digital content. Primo Charter Members include Boston College, the College Center for Library Automation (CCLA--a consortium of 27 community colleges in Florida), the Cleveland Museum of Art, Iowa State University, the University of Iowa, and the University of East Anglia.

These Charter Members are part of a larger group forming the vanguard of Primo institutions that also includes Ex Libris' development partners, Vanderbilt University, the University of Minnesota, hbz (the University Library Center of North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany) and a Danish consortium of research libraries under the aegis of Danmarks Elektroniske Fag - og Forskningsbibliotek (Denmark's Electronic Research Library. That includes Det Kongelige Bibliotek (The Royal Library), Danmarks Tekniske Videncenter (The Technical Knowledge Centre of Denmark), Aalborg Universitet (Aalborg University), and Det Administrative Bibliotek (The Danish Administrative Library).